Tuesday Apr 15
Former Blockbuster to be renovated into urgent care facility in Swartz Creek
Located at 7070 Miller Road, in the Kroger Plaza, the Swartz Creek City Council approved a special use permit for the company during a meeting on Monday, April 14. City Manager Adam Zettel said the company hopes to open in coming months, and will be good for local health and the economy.
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Tuesday Apr 15
PAWS Animal Rescue to host 5th Annual Love Rescue Me Dinner Auction
PAWS Animal Rescue of Swartz Creek announced that it will host its annual Love Rescued Me Dinner Auction on Friday, May 2, at the American Legion Hall, 3440 Morrish Road in Swartz Creek.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Flint legend of 'Captain Bubblegum' stalks in new horror film
A villain named Captain Bubblegum used to stalk the wooded Forest Park, now called Max Brandon Park, at Dupont Road and Pasadena on Flint's north side, terrorizing children -- so goes the Flint myth of Captain Bubblegum.
Nearly 3,000 without power in Genesee County, 4,600 in Shiawassee County without power after weekend storms
More than 7,500 Consumers Energy customers are still without power in Genesee and Shiawassee counties after Saturday night's storm.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Storms leave about 178,000 without electricity
A wave of severe thunderstorms blew across the southern half of Michigan, flooding streets, knocking out electrical service to at least 178,000 homes and businesses and shutting down part of Interstate 75 for several hours because of fallen power lines, authorities said Sunday.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Local artist to showcase original paintings during trunk show in Flushing
Abrams, 81, is a self-taught painter from Swartz Creek who spends much of her time painting for charities, will have signed originals for sale at Cary Ann's Hallmark, 100 E. Main Street in downtown Flushing from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 3. Abrams began painting professionally when she was in her early 50s, but loved sketching and painting as a ... (more)
8 things to do this week in Bay County: Concert, programs, fundraisers, pageant on tap
The second annual Miss Bay-Arenac Special Olympics Pageant takes place at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at Bay City Central High School.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
5 things to do in Genesee County
Mott Community College will hold an annual benefit concert this weekend to raise money for a music school destroyed by the Haiti earthquake in 2010, and an art exhibit at Flint Public Library will look at the life of abolitionist John Brown.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Judge rules Swartz Creek teen to face trial on murder charge for fatal wrong-way crash
A judge has ruled that there is enough evidence for a Swartz Creek teen to face trial on a murder charge in a wrong-way, drunken crash that killed a newlywed mother.
Swartz Creek teen bound over on murder charge of fatal wrong-way crash of Mariah Bailey-Collins
Swartz Creek teen Zachary Parker, 18, listens to his Defense Attorney Michael Manley question Mundy Township Det.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
New Lightweight Hole Punchers with Power Reverse Punch Increase Productivity
OguraA models 75002.5PR and 75004PR hole punching machines feature a lightweight single body construction that allows punching of holes in steel in as little as 2.3 seconds.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Texas-style arches have Swartz Creek balking at $16,000 bridge bill
Texas-style arches along a new bridge over the Swartz Creek have city officials balking at a nearly $16,000 bill.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Preliminary examination begins for Swartz Creek teen accused of...
The court preliminary exam began Friday for Zachary Lee Parker, the 18-year-old ccused of driving the wrong way on US-23 causing a crash that killed a newlywed bride.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Swartz Creek will wait to change ordinance that attorney says violates First Amendment
The Swartz Creek City Council discusses making revisions to an ordinance that bans commercial solicitation during a meeting on Monday, March 24. An attorney representing independent distributors of Kirby home cleaning systems recently sent a letter saying the ordinance violates the First Amendment.
Sat Mar 22, 2014
Attorney for Kirby vacuum sellers says Swartz Creek violating First Amendment
Swartz Creek is taking another look at its blanket ban on door-to-door sales after a challenge by an attorney who says the city is violating the First Amendment.